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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Tourists throng Kaghan on Eid

MANSEHRA: Kaghan valley attracted a huge influx of tourists during the first three days of Eidul Fitr. Tourists from across the country entered Mansehra through Karakoram Highway and then to Kaghan valley via Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road in more than 100,000 vehicles. “We have deployed over 800 policemen for maintaining flow of traffic and to provide

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM NH&MP organises essay competition on road safety education for children

Islamabad: National Highway and Motorway Police (NH&MP) is being organised an essay competition on ‘Road Safety Education for Children’ in which students below the age of 18 years can take part across the country. Talking to APP, NH&MP spokesman Imran Abbas said the essay competition is based on Urdu and English languages and it should be comprised on 1,000 to 1,200 words

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Visitors throng recreational places on Eid holidays

LAHORE: Lahorites celebrated Eidul Fitr with traditional festivity as a large number of citizens thronged public parks and other recreational places including Lahore Zoo, cinemas, Lahore Fort, etc. during Eid holidays. Heavy rain on early morning on Eid ended humidity and hotness and people enjoyed the weather by going recreational places. Children were seen purchasing

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Roads choked in capital as people pour in from nearby towns

Islamabad: All major roads were literally chocked during Eid days, especially on Sunday and Monday, due to the influx of holidaymakers from adjoining areas. Massive traffic jams were reported from the afternoon to night as the people thronged parks and recreational spots. The pleasant weather caused by intermittent rainfall contributed to the influx

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Qantas A380 gets rare jolt

SYDNEY: Australia´s Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare "jolt" from wake turbulence after flying 20 nautical miles behind another one of its super-jumbos this week. Wake turbulence is a disturbance in the atmosphere that forms behind an aircraft as it passes through the air, and air traffic control 3

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Man guns down traffic warden, passer-by in Pindi

RAWALPINDI: A man shot dead a traffic warden and a passerby on here Murree Road when the deceased warden wanted to stop his car coming from wrong side of the road on Tuesday evening. Before killing warden and a passerby the murderer, Raja Rahid, quarreled with a rickshaw driver when his car got stuck-up in traffic during rush hour on Committee Chowk 4

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM Motorway Police fine ex-PM’s driver for overspeeding

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s driver was fined by Motorway Police on Monday for over-speeding near Ravi Toll Plaza on Lahore-Islamabad Motorway. Abbasi was present in his car at that time. The former premier was fined Rs750 for violating traffic laws. Last year motorway police fined former National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq 4

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM 150 cops deployed in Capital markets to control traffic

Islamabad: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) have deployed more than 150 policemen in various markets of the Capital during the last 10 days of Ramazan to control traffic related problems in the markets for Eid shopping. "As many as 156 traffic policemen have been deployed at various markets to avoid parking congestion and ensure smooth flow of traffic 3

June 11, 2018 3:07 PM Former PM Abbasi fined Rs750 for crossing speed limit

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqqan Abbasi has been fined by the Motorway police on the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway when his vehicle was caught by a speed camera. The previous head of government was handed a fine of Rs750 for breaching traffic laws near Ravi Toll Plaza. During the occurrence, the ex- leader was present inside the car which was being 10

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

HANOI: Police broke up a protest in Vietnam’s capital on Sunday and dragged away about 20 people as anger grows over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases. The draft law at the centre of the furore would allow 99-year concessions in planned special economic zones, which some view as sweetheart deals for foreign and specifically Chinese firms 1